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Review: could Lisinopril cause Headaches (Headache)?





Summary: Headaches is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 93,662 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,510 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.

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Lisinopril

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 99,129 users)

Headaches

Headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Headaches 168,596 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 93,662 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 3,510 people (3.75%) have Headaches.

Trend of Headaches in Lisinopril reports

Time on Lisinopril when people have Headaches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headaches26.44%29.33%10.58%9.13%14.90%5.29%4.33%

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Lisinopril * :

FemaleMale
Headaches60.49%39.51%

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Lisinopril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headaches0.00%0.03%0.20%1.74%5.58%15.57%29.27%47.60%

Severity of Headaches when taking Lisinopril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headaches11.36%62.50%22.73%3.41%

How people recovered from Headaches ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headaches5.00%15.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (813 people, 23.16%)
  2. Depression (281 people, 8.01%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (246 people, 7.01%)
  4. Pain (195 people, 5.56%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (150 people, 4.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (892 people, 25.41%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (459 people, 13.08%)
  3. Lipitor (381 people, 10.85%)
  4. Furosemide (350 people, 9.97%)
  5. Simvastatin (336 people, 9.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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